Our Mission

Our Mission

The Children First Fund secures and organizes resources that advance Chicago Public Schools’ mission to provide a high-quality public education that prepares every child, in every neighborhood, for success in college, career, and civic life.

Children First Fund is committed to:

Being a trusted, independent arm to ensure fidelity of investments and implementation.

Publicly celebrating partners’ impact on CPS.

Elevating the needs of CPS schools, educators, and families.

Identifying and communicating CPS’s most urgent needs to partners.

Finding new ways to strike meaningful, mutually beneficial partnerships.

Make a Difference.

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